April 21, 2015

Gifts You MUST Get Your Kids this Christmas

foster christmas 3

    Christmas shouldn’t be all about the presents; it should be about spending quality time with the people you love most at a special time of year. Presents are optional, but for kids they can make the experience truly magical. Believing in Santa Clause is one of the best times of a kid’s life […]

Review: Stripey T-Rex by Best Years

stripy knitted trex

  We have a lot of children who are interested in dinosaurs and that means we have several toy ones, both plastic and soft. At least a couple of times a day someone will come up to you and tell you they’ve turned into a dinosaur, followed by them pushing the stuffed animal into your […]

Gift Ideas for the Hard to Buy For

Vintage gift box with bow on wooden background

    With shops full to bursting with products and shoppers battling their way through for the best Christmas gifts for their loved ones, it’s no wonder this time of year can prove a little stressful to say the least! It doesn’t help when that someone special is difficult to buy for and we know […]

Christmas Gifts for Grandparents

Grandmother and grand daughter exchanging gifts

    Christmas is all about spending time with the family and being grateful for the wonderful family that we have.  The festive season is packed with family get-togethers and is a time to show your loved ones just how much you care. Grandparents do so much for us throughout the year, whether it’s helping […]

5 Gifts to Celebrate Mum

Tochter und Mutter zum Muttertag

    No matter the occasion, there are so many wonderful ways to celebrate Mum! Whether she is a first-time mother, your own unconditionally loved mum or your dear granny, here are some truly special ways to let her know just how much you love her. The secret is to give her something that only […]

Top 3 Educational Gifts for Kids

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Knowing what to buy your child for their birthday isn’t always as easy as it sounds. Whilst there’s a great deal to choose from it can often feel as if we’re a little spoilt for choice. So, if you’re a parent who’s struggling to know where to start then this is the blog for you. […]

Amazing Gifts for DIY Dads

dad and son diy

    With Father’s Day fast approaching, it’s only natural that many of you will be wondering what to get your old man for a gift this year. Some fathers are hard to shop for, perhaps because they have no defined hobbies or are simply a bit too fussy. Others, however, are the easiest dads […]

Review: My 1st Years Baby Grows

Tim Easter Bunny

    I am a huge fan of personalised baby gift website My 1st Years for many, many reasons. When they offered an outfit for Tim to try out in time for Easter, how could I refuse? Tim’s outfit arrived in this gorgeous gift box which makes a fabulous keepsake in itself. We have stored […]

Sassy Bloom Review


  Sassy Bloom is a company created by Hollie Sassienie after she was diagnosed with an incurable heart disease known as Arterial Pulmonary Hypertension. She was pregnant at the time, and her daughter Gabriella was born premature and whisked off to Special Care, and Hollie was unsure whether she would live to hold her baby properly. […]

And all he wanted was a spatula

kitchenware in a white background

    Christmas came and went and already seems a distant memory. This year we managed to keep to a tighter than usual budget, and Mike and I agreed that we would focus on the children’s gifts rather than each other. We had a few token gifts for the children to hand to us but […]

Homemade Gift Ideas for Mum that Require Minimal DIY

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    Choosing a gift for your mum can be really difficult, as they are generally pleased with anything that you give them. Whilst this is reassuring, it can make it harder to get her something she actually would love. Craft-y presents are a great idea, as they are not only unique, but they also […]

Ethical gift ideas for children

child with gift

    We all want to make sure that our children have a good Christmas or birthday, but it’s good to know that the gifts we buy will not only bring a smile to their faces but the people behind them too. Here are some suggestions for some wonderful gifts that children will love which […]

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